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  1. On embedded Excel Spreadsheets that have certain cells locked, it would be better to make the locked cells "un-selectable".

    Currently, when a locked cell is selected on an embedded spreadsheet, the user can make changes to the cell. It is only upon clicking return that a message appears stating that cell is locked. For users that are unfamiliar with the spreadsheet, this may be distracting or difficult to use. Instead, have the cell that is locked not respond to mouse overs or clicks. This would simplify the user interface.

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  2. Count automatically subtracts header row

    I know this count feature has resulted in millions of instances beginner to intermediate excel users reporting 1 number higher than they should because it includes the header. No one want to count their header!! Would be so simple to add that as a setting.

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  3. Comment Only User

    We would like a new user type in excel online called the "Comment Only" user. This user is a view user but has the ability to add in comments. We have many users who need to view spreadsheets and having them be able to add comments would be very useful as long as they cannot EDIT the document.

    See google sheet: https://sites.google.com/site/niefoliohelpsiteforstudents/introducing-google-documents/enabling-comment-only-access-in-google-docs

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  4. 1 vote
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  5. it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

    it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

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  6. Sharing and editing an excel doc in one note

    taking a document you create in Excel and being able to use it in one note and making sharable and editable while still updating your office 365 doc

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  7. On the sharepoint page that links to an Excel Spreadsheet why not add the option to enter more data when finished?

    On sharepoint, survey link (not sure why it is called that), you input your data which automatically updates a spreadsheet when you click submit. As it is now you have to close the tab, go click the quick link again to open survey page, input data, click submit, close tab, etc...... until you have finished inputing all data. Why not give the option to add more data which would automatically bring up a blank survey entry sheet. Save us some time on out end.

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Please continue to give splits for HC, K%, etc.

    Please continue to give splits for HC, K%, etc.

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  10. 1 vote
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. User should have option to find out who locked the file

    User should have option to find out who locked the file

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  13. Please show the person updating the tracking sheet when you try to edit using the brouser. Edit in excel reflects person.

    Please show the person updating our excel tracking sheet when you try to edit using the browser. When we edit in excel, if sheet is currently being updated, the message reflects the person's name that is updating the sheet, when we select edit in browser, the message only states we can not update at this time.

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  14. THERE MUST BE SOLVER AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE VERSION AS WELL

    THE SOLVER IN DATA TAB MUST BE AVAILABLE IN ONLINE VERSION OF EXCEL THAT CAN HELP STUDENTS AND BUSINESS USING EXCEL 365 IN THEIR DAILY LIFE VIA IPAD/TABLET EVEN IF THEY ARE TRAVELING

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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Before I can change the spreadsheet, I need to click on 'Edit'. But when I click on 'Edit' I was warned I'd loose my changes.

    Before I can change the spreadsheet, I needeto click on 'Edit'. But when I click on 'Edit' I was warned I'd loose my changes. This is redundant.

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  18. mi documento esta bloqueado , que hago

    esta pasa cuando el office que uso es antiguo y lo trato de abrir en uno reciente

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  19. Last refreshed Time/Date stamp to be included for Pivot Table and other tables

    Having a "Last Refreshed" time and date stamp will allow users to know if a worksheet pivot table or a table has been refreshed modified.

    This bit of functionality will improved accurate reporting presentation.

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